TruHearing hearing aids include three provider visits for fittings and evaluations within the first year of the hearing aid purchase, a 45-day trial period, a three-year extended warranty and 48 batteries per aid - all at no extra cost to the member. The hearing aids offer wireless connectivity to your mobile phone or tablet through Bluetooth technology and come in a variety of colors and styles.People with Medicare may select these plans during the 2018 Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period, or AEP, which runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, 2017. Those selecting a plan with this option will be able to start using the benefit Jan. 1, 2018. "Hearing is an important part of our everyday lives and any impairment can lead to emotional and social consequences for older adults. This can include social isolation, depression and anxiety, according to a study by the National Council on the Aging ," said Anup K. Sharma, M.D., M.B.A., Medical Director, Clinical Integration for Humana. "The TruHearing hearing care and hearing aid benefit helps take the guesswork out of the cost of a hearing aid and will go a long way to helping our members hear better, improving their overall health and well-being so they can start with healthy." Medicare beneficiaries living in these states who are interested in the hearing aid benefit should visit Humana.com/Medicare to research these plans and learn more about this and other plan benefits. About TruHearing TruHearing works with more than 60 managed care organizations across the country to provide their members with hearing aid benefits and discounts. Their mission is help make hearing aids more affordable by partnering with health plans to provide low-cost hearing solutions to their membership. TruHearing has a contracted network of more than 5,600 hearing professionals that deliver the latest technology in hearing aids with local, personalized service. For more information visit www.truhearing.com. About Humana Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
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